Welcome to the Hayes & Coney Hall ward page. On this page you can find details of your local Conservative councillors: Andrew Lee, Alexa Michael and Thomas Turrell as well as updates on their work in the community.
Alexa was born in 1969 and has lived in Bromley all her life. She was educated at a girls’ private school in Bromley and holds degrees from the University of East Anglia and University College London. A qualified librarian, Alexa works as a Business Information Executive at the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the City of London. She has represented Bromley Common & Keston Ward since 1994. She is well known locally and has a reputation for getting things done.
Thomas lives locally with his wife and their two cats. He works in the financial services sector, working on Positive Impact Investing – helping people use their investments to have a positive impact on society and the environment. Outside of work Thomas has served as School Governor, Public Governor of an NHS Foundation Trust and as a Charity Trustee – including serving as Vice-Chair of a national charity. Locally Thomas helped found a Rail Users Group to give commuters a more direct voice with rail operators.
The Government have announced that as of the 17th October 2021 the Department of Transport’s “Operator of Last Resort” (OLR) will take over the management of the London Southeastern Franchise. Tickets and services will supposedly be unaffected by this change.
The funding will be invested in Violence Reduction Units, which bring together organisations across local communities to tackle violent crime and address its underlying causes, as well as also funding vital local projects doing positive preventative work with children and young people
More than 117,000 meals were claimed in Beckenham under the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, according to the latest statistics. In total, more than 100 million meals were claimed across the UK under the scheme, which ran throughout the month of August. In total, 84,700 establishments signed up to the scheme, including 89 in Beckenham
Schools in Beckenham and Hayes have been allocated a share of £560 million Government investment, to expand classrooms, upgrade facilities and improve the education of children across the whole country. This funding will ensure schools have well-maintained facilities to provide students with safe environments that support a high-quality education.